‘The Batter’s Box’: Five Questions for Andy Kutler [INTERVIEW]

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Andy Kutler (Photo courtesy Andy Kutler, Facebook)

Author Andy Kutler swings for the fences and hits a home run with The Batter’s Box, his heartfelt tale about a baseball hero turned soldier who must navigate his reentry into life stateside in the years following the war. The result is a tale that is impassioned, sobering, and smart. We hope you enjoy our insightful chat with this award-winning writer!— J&H Read more of this post

Small Town Mayhem Makes ‘Forgotten Bones’ A Compelling Read [REVIEW]

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A car accident leads to the discovery of a young boy’s body in Vivian Barz’s Forgotten Bones. (Photo courtesy Canva)

A young cop. A schizophrenic professor. The grave of a small boy. When these three elements intersect, it leads to a string of clues and a bigger mystery than anyone ever suspects. But will they be able to solve the case before an old malice catches up with them? Find out in Vivian Barz’s addictive new novel, Forgotten Bones.  Read more of this post

Neal Shusterman’s ‘Challenger Deep’ Takes an Inside Look at Mental Illness [REVIEW]

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A brilliant young man undertakes the journey of a lifetime while battling mental illness in Neal Shusterman’s Challenger Deep. (Photo by Canon in 2D, Flickr)

Do you find it hard to understand friends, family, colleagues and others who suffer from a mental illness? Then you’ll want to read author Neal Shusterman’s powerful novel, Challenger Deep, which takes us on a life-affirming journey into the human psyche. Read more of this post